REAL State of the Union – SAVE THE DATE

Join Georgia WAND, in partnership with our friends from The ArtsXchange, as we host our annual REAL State of the Union event, with a twist! This years event will feature art, artists, performances, and intentional group activities. It’s going to be an experience!  WHERE: The ArtsXchange, 2148 Newnan St, East Point (parking available …

Updates from the last Georgia Public Service Commission Hearing on Plant Vogtle

By Sydney Pegues, Public Health Grassroots Organizing and Communications Intern The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) met on December 18, 2018 to discuss the progress of construction on Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4. During this hearing, the PSC’s staff requested an additional $3.6 million in 2019, this is up from …

A Healthy, Prosperous, and Prepared Burke County: Leadership in Partnership

Greetings Burke County Residents and Allies! Georgia WAND and Partnership for Southern Equity held an exciting two-day conference, “A Healthy, Prosperous, and Prepared Burke County: Leadership in Partnership,” at Cornerstone Church in Waynesboro, Georgia, on Friday, November 30, and Saturday, December 1, 2018. The event was filled with blessings, deep …

Open Letter to the NPU-V Community

Georgia WAND, the Center for Working Families, 9to5 Georgia, Center for Black Women’s Wellness, Georgia Votes, and the Emmaus House participated in a cohort supported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation are focused on improving community relationships and creating the building blocks of a community-wide collaboration in NPU-V. Our collective …

WeCount! 2018 GOTV Update

Georgia WAND had a great GOTV campaign! THANK YOU to all the donors, canvassers, foundations, staff leaders, volunteers, and others  who made our work possible! Our GOTV team consisted of We Count! Coordinator, Jewel Howard, Executive Director, Lindsay Harper, and 29 canvassers (the majority of whom were from the communities we serve, such as …